Loher Stone Fort

Map Reference: V506615 (0506, 0615)

Loher Stone Fort has recently been restored. It is a neat circular cashel about 20m internal diameter.

It may be entered through a stone-lined passage similar to Staigue. The walls are more than 2m high and may be climbed by a series of stone stairways.

Within the fort were a large round house and a rectangular house. These occupied most of the interior of the fort. The walls of the houses have been rebuilt to about 1m high.

A covered drain leads from the doorway of the rectangular house out through the entrance of the fort. During excavation and restoration the entrance to a souterrain was discovered within the round house but this is not now accessible.

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